Karen Kolasinski - on your GPA. This is mostly because of...

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Karen Kolasinski Grove, W. A., & Wasserman, T. (2004). The Life Cycle Pattern of Collegiate GPA: Longitudinal Cohort Analysis and Grade Inflation. The Journal of Economic Education , 35, 162-174. a. Went to the library’s website b. Click on esources c. Went to JSTOR d. Entered “social effects on gpa in college” e. Clicked on the second article f. Clicked on the view PDF g. This article talks about grade inflation of the past few decades and how there are many reasons why this could be happening. The grade inflation occurred between cohort groups. It talks about how the regulation of the Greek system indirectly effects the inflation of GPAs. McEwan, P.J., & Soderberg, K.A. (2006). Roommate Effects on Grades: Evidence from First-Year Housing Assignments. Research in Higher Education , 47, 347-370. a. Went to the library’s website b. Click on esources c. Went to JSTOR d. Entered “social effects on gpa in college” e. Clicked on the 5 th article f. Clicked on the view PDF g. This article talks about how your roommate freshman year can have a big impact
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Unformatted text preview: on your GPA. This is mostly because of peer effects since you are living in such close corridors it is hard not to be largely impacted by their actions. These impacts could be positive or negative depending on the roommate. Schrager, R.H. (1986). The Impact of Living Group Social Climate on Student Academic Performance. Research in Higher Education , 25, 265-276. a. Went to the librarys website b. Click on esources c. Went to JSTOR d. Entered social effects on gpa in college e. Search through a couple pages f. Found this article and looked at the PDF g. It talks about how peer groups can affect their members in many ways, either good or bad. This study tries to figure out the relationship between a group social climate and academic performance. It looks mostly into the grades of freshman to figure out how greatly they are impacted when they come to college....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course COM 200 taught by Professor Tamborini during the Fall '09 term at Michigan State University.

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